DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Employee/victim right to attend proceedings. Provides that an employee who is the victim of a crime may take unpaid leave from work to attend court proceedings and confer with the prosecuting attorney concerning the crime unless the employee's absence would cause significant difficulty or expense to an employer. Prohibits an employer from reducing employee benefits to an employee who exercises the employee's rights as a victim, or from refusing to employ a person who has exercised the person's rights as a victim, and requires that employment records concerning an employee's absence be kept confidential. Requires a prosecuting attorney to advise a victim of the victim's rights as an employee. Makes other changes.